Cikurapaksha, aka: Cikurapakṣa, Cikura-paksha; 1 Definition(s)


Cikurapaksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Cikurapakṣa can be transliterated into English as Cikurapaksa or Cikurapaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chikurapaksha.

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Cikurapakṣa (चिकुरपक्ष).—a mass or tuft of hair; यस्याश्चोरश्चिकुरनिकरः कर्णपूरो मयूरः (yasyāścoraścikuranikaraḥ karṇapūro mayūraḥ) P. R.1.22.

Derivable forms: cikurapakṣaḥ (चिकुरपक्षः).

Cikurapakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cikura and pakṣa (पक्ष). See also (synonyms): cikuroccaya, cikurakalāpa, cikuranikara, cikurapāśa, cikurabhāra, cikurahasta.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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